Senior Engineer Machinery

Vard Design & Engineering is a part of VARD and leading in development of advanced and specialized vessel designs. Our solutions come together in a close partnership with clients, suppliers and our own shipyards. In a young and dynamic working environment, supported by the extensive experience base in the VARD group, we
develop ship designs that are acknowledged globally.

We are now strengthening our Machinery team within Functional Design, and are looking for an experienced and proficient engineer!


At VARD we care about nurturing talents and embracing diverse strengths, giving everyone the opportunity to develop and grow. 
Join us and be part of a community that celebrates your skills, and where together we are shaping the future of technology of the shipbuilding. 
So - what are your skills?


Candidates will be evaluated continuously. If you find this position interesting, don't hesitate to apply!

Duties and responsibilities

  • Project coordination / execution
  • Oversee project from initiation to completion, ensuring adherence to timelines and budget
  • Communicate with internal teams, clients, and suppliers to ensure clear understanding of project requirements
  • System design
  • Equipment integration


  • Bsc or Msc ship design / mechanical engineer/ product development
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office 
  • Experienced in rules & regulations related to design and shipbuilding
  • Previous experience in project coordination is preferred

We encourage also you who are curious about what we can offer, to apply, even if your competence does not match 100% the above.

Personal qualities

  • Team player 
  • Ability to solve complex issues in a structured manner
  • Capacity to complete tasks on time
  • Good cooperation and communication skills
  • You identify yourself with the VARD values Craftmanship, Salesmanship and Fellowship

We can offer

  • A good working environment with exciting and important tasks in an international environment
  • Positive benefit package for our employees
  • Competitive pension scheme and insurance package
  • Subsidized lunch in the office canteen
  • Subsidized membership at the gym
  • Occupational health service
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Free mobile phone usage and subsidized internet at home
  • Central office location and free parking
  • We understand the importance of continuous learning and we strive to give you the chance to gain new skills and further develop your career 

Vard recognizes the importance of having fun at work, this is why with VARD Social you will have the chance to bond with colleagues through new experiences and shared interests. The social offer varies throughout the year and includes activities like 'walk and talk' during lunch hours, fjord cruises, cooking lessons, go karting, football practices and wine tasting, just to name a few.


With the right blend of fun, expertise and hard work, we are creating ships for the future. Join us!


Benedikte Leira Devold, Manager, Machinery Department, +47 98 62 80 35


Røysegata 10
6003 Ålesund

Key information:

Employer: Vard Group AS, Design & Engineering

Reference number: 4837297742
Percentage of full-time: 100%